Melrose Abbey

Abbey Street, Melrose, Roxburghshire, TD6 9LG

01896 822 562
 

Plan your visit

Due to access restrictions in place as a precautionary measure while we undertake high level masonry inspections, there is currently no visitor access to the abbey church. Find out more about our conservation work.

The abbey grounds, cloister and museum are open. 

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We recommend booking in advance to guarantee entry.

If you are a Member your ticket will be free, but to guarantee entry please book in advance. Not a member? Join now to start enjoying the benefits

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Face coverings

  • In line with Scottish Government legislation and guidance, face coverings are mandatory if you are visiting any indoor/enclosed spaces at our sites including retail and catering areas (subject to some exceptions).
  • Masks will not be provided, so make sure you bring one with you
  • Face shields (e.g. visors) no longer count as face coverings on their own. They can only be worn in conjunction with other face covering
  • Face coverings are not required while visiting external areas of the sites
  • If you feel wearing a face covering at all times during your visit (including in external areas) will make you more comfortable, then please wear one, as we want you to enjoy your visit as much as possible

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Opening times

Due to access restrictions in place as a precautionary measure while we undertake high level masonry inspections, there is currently no visitor access to the abbey church. 

The abbey grounds, cloister and museum are open. 

1 Apr to 30 Sept:
Daily, 10am to 5pm
Last entry 4.15pm

1 Oct to 31 Mar:
Daily, 10am to 4pm
Last entry 3.30pm

We recommend booking online in advance is recommended to guarantee entry.

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